The table below looks at the statistics for FTP skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FTP over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 208 178 194
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +16
Permanent jobs citing FTP 5 28 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.095% 0.55% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.67% 3.54% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5 28 7
Average salary £29,000 £42,624 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.96% +42.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £35,000 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £52,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
FTP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
742 791 897
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.07% 15.41% 17.83%
Number of salaries quoted 636 690 738
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

FTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing FTP across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

FTP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

FTP
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing FTP across the West Midlands region.

FTP Salary Trend in the West Midlands

FTP
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing FTP across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

FTP Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

FTP
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FTP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire -11 2 £39,500 -24.76%
Worcestershire -2 1 £29,000 -44.76%
Birmingham -17 1 £32,500 -21.68%
Staffordshire - 1 £25,000 -
FTP
England

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing FTP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited FTP.

1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) .NET
3 5 (41.67%) UNIX
4 4 (33.33%) Firewall
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (33.33%) VBA
4 4 (33.33%) XML
4 4 (33.33%) MS Office
4 4 (33.33%) VB
4 4 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 4 (33.33%) C#
4 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 4 (33.33%) MS Access
4 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 4 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (33.33%) Database Theory
5 3 (25.00%) ActionScript 2.0
5 3 (25.00%) Marketing
5 3 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (25.00%) ActionScript
5 3 (25.00%) COM
6 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 2 (16.67%) OSPF
6 2 (16.67%) BGP
6 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
6 2 (16.67%) NetScreen

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing FTP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited FTP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 4 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (16.67%) WordPress
3 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) OSPF
2 2 (16.67%) BGP
2 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
2 2 (16.67%) NetScreen
2 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (16.67%) HTTP
2 2 (16.67%) WAN
2 2 (16.67%) Network Security
2 2 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (8.33%) SMTP
3 1 (8.33%) ADSL
3 1 (8.33%) PSTN
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) MS Access
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (25.00%) Marketing
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
1 5 (41.67%) Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Applications Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 3 (25.00%) Applications Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Support
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) EDI Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Design Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Application Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Network Support
4 1 (8.33%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) XML
3 3 (25.00%) COM
4 2 (16.67%) EDIFACT
4 2 (16.67%) Web Services
4 2 (16.67%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) EDI
4 2 (16.67%) Swing
4 2 (16.67%) HTML5
4 2 (16.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) FMCG
1 2 (16.67%) TRADACOMS
2 1 (8.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) UNIX
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Database Theory
2 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (16.67%) Workflow
2 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (16.67%) BPEL
2 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (16.67%) BPMN
2 2 (16.67%) Metadata Management
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) ERP
3 1 (8.33%) B2B
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Network Design
3 1 (8.33%) Logistics
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) VBA
2 4 (33.33%) VB
2 4 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 4 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (25.00%) ActionScript 2.0
3 3 (25.00%) ActionScript
4 2 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Cacti
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
1 1 (8.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (16.67%) SAP
3 2 (16.67%) Fortinet
3 2 (16.67%) SEEBURGER